Euronews says UKRAINE has been granted official European Union candidate status, after being endorsed by the bloc’s 27 leaders during a summit in Brussels.
BBC News says UKRAINE is set to be approved as an EU candidate at a Brussels summit on Thursday, after the European Commission gave the green light.
The Independent says BREXIT will damage Britain’s competitiveness, hit productivity and dampen workers’ wages for the rest of the decade, according to a damning new study.
Euronews says TENS OF THOUSANDS of demonstrators marched in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi on Monday to demand EU membership for the former Soviet republic in the Caucasus.
The Guardian says Boris Johnson is engaging in “Putinesque” tactics by using the Northern Ireland protocol bill to cause a populist row with Brussels when the EU is willing to compromise, Peter Hain, a former Northern Ireland secretary, said on Sunday.
Euronews says Ukraine should be given candidate status for European Union membership, Emmanuel Macron, Olaf Scholz and Mario Draghi affirmed on Thursday during a visit to Kyiv.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will later publish plans to scrap parts of the post-Brexit deal he struck with the EU in 2020.
Euronews says the European Union’s Anti-Fraud office recommended this year that more than €500 million of EU funds be recovered.
The Guardian says the European Union has agreed to an embargo on most Russian oil imports after late-night talks at a summit in Brussels.
France24 says EU leaders on Monday backed a ban on most Russian oil imports, after a compromise deal with Hungary to punish Moscow for the war in Ukraine.
The Guardian says the sharp polarisation between mainly western liberal democracies and the rest of the world in perceptions of Russia has been laid bare in an annual global poll of attitudes towards democracy.
Sky News says Ministers have been warned of potential power cuts to as many as six million households this winter, according to reports.
Euronews says the yachts and lavish houses of Russian oligarchs that have been seized under EU sanctions could be confiscated to finance Ukraine’s post-war reconstruction.
The Guardian says the European Commission has raised the spectre of an economically damaging trade war with the UK, pledging to respond with “all measures at its disposal” if Liz Truss presses ahead with a plan to rewrite the Northern Ireland protocol.
Euronews says Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was appointed France’s new prime minister on Monday to become the second woman to hold the post in the country.
The Independent says Sweden is set to follow Finland in applying to join Nato after the country’s ruling Social Democrats party announced on Sunday it was dropping its long-standing opposition to membership of the bloc.
The Metro says Russia’s ambassador to the EU has said there will be a ‘military and technical’ response to Finland joining NATO.
From next week facemasks will no longer be mandatory in airports and on flights in Europe.
Arab News says as many as 60 people were feared to have been killed in the Russian bombing of a village school in the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk, the regional governor said on Sunday.
The Metro says the EU has unveiled proposals for new sanctions on Russia including a ban on oil imports by the end of this year.
Euronews says the EU’s institutions are no longer fit for purpose and need reforming if the bloc is to address the multiple crises it currently faces, according to Italy’s prime minister.
Daily Express says SPAIN, Italy, France and Greece could be set to follow in Portugal’s footsteps and axe the UK’s “third nation” status.
Euronews says Twitter will have to “adapt completely to European rules” whatever Elon Musk’s intentions regarding freedom of speech, the European Commission warned on Tuesday.
France24 says French President Emmanuel Macron has seen off his far-right rival Marine Le Pen to secure five years more years at the helm of Europe’s second economy.
France24 says a pivotal moment in the race for the Élysée Palace, the debate between President Macron and Marine Le Pen has been shrouded in controversy over the choice of mediator.
The Daily Express says NATO alliance: Sweden and Finland held secret talks with Stoltenburg to guarantee backing
The Daily Express says Four EU nations break ranks and agree to build OWN energy grip to cripple Putin’s empire
France24 says France is poised for a rematch of the 2017 presidential election run-off with centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
The Metro says intercepted radio messages show a Russian commander ordering his men to shoot at civilians in a village near Mariupol, according to Ukrainian intelligence.
Euronews says European Union countries agreed on Thursday on a Russian coal embargo as part of a fifth round of sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine.
France24 says the United States and its allies on Wednesday prepared new sanctions on Moscow over civilian killings in northern Ukraine.
Arab News says the EU said that it “strongly condemns” recent attacks on civilian infrastructure in Saudi Arabia by Yemen’s Houthi militia.
The Metro says for children fleeing war-torn Ukraine, starting school in an unfamiliar country, where there are language and cultural differences, is likely to be a tough experience.
TRT World says Brazilian environmental groups have urged the EU to pass aggressive legislation banning all imports linked to deforestation.
The Metro says Furious Vladimir Putin is said to have sacked eight top generals in anger over the slow pace of the Ukraine invasion.